McGovern, currently vice mayor, points to work advancing solutions on issues such as affordable housing, homelessness, income insecurity, immigrant rights and animal welfare, and his work with every sitting councillor.
A public forum on “Empowering Older Adults – Scams, Healthy Relationships and Personal Well-Being” will include a mini resource fair and a performance by True Story Theater to increase awareness about elder abuse.
A public meeting of the Community Preservation Act Committee will be held at 6 p.m. June 22.
The city is sponsoring a free household hazardous waste collection day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m June 17 in Kendall Square. The next drop-off date isn’t until September.
A summer fundraiser for City Council incumbent Dennis Carlone is planned for June 18. Keeping in mind the date falls on Fathers Day, Carlone said he hoped people would come “after lunch or before your dinner plans.”
The 24th Annual Hoops ’N’ Health tournament takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 17, with a basketball tournament, health information and screenings, live entertainment, free food, cooking demonstrations and prizes.
State Rep. Jon Hecht, a Democrat in the 29th Middlesex District made up of parts of Cambridge and Watertown, plans two open office hours in Cambridge this month.
Sean Tierney, a candidate for City Council, is holding a campaign kickoff from 3 to 5 p.m. June 11.
State Rep. Dave Rogers, a Democrat in the 24th Middlesex District made up of parts of Cambridge and Arlington and all of Belmont, plans a Cambridge office hour from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. June 9.
For qualified applicants, HomeBridge offers financial assistance up to half of of the purchase price for three-bedroom units; 45 percent of the price for two-bedroom units; and 40 percent for one-bedroom units.